15 Successful Fashion Industry Insiders Who Dropped Out of School

Meghan Blalock

In the world of fashion, where it seems like everyone is a highly educated, intelligent, and worldly, it also seems a bit surprising to learn that people who have been very successful actually didn't graduate from university—or, in some cases, they didn't go to school at all.

But for many of the most recognisable names in the business, that's just the case. Anna Wintour left her finishing school to move to London and jump into the world of fashion publishing. Alexander Wang dropped out of Parsons after two years to intern. Giorgio Armani left medical school after realising he wanted to pursue a career in fashion.

Keep scrolling to learn more of the biggest names who never completed college!

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